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Clarivate Analytics’ annual Highly Cited Researchers list included seven UNC Lineberger faculty members, whose scientific publications were among the top 1 percent most referenced from their field.

N.C. Cancer Hospital, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s clinical home.

Seven UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center faculty members were named to Clarivate Analytics’ 2017 Highly Cited Researchers list, which recognizes researchers from around the world who published the most widely cited papers in their field.

The faculty members who made the list are:

Noel Brewer, PhD
Professor, Department of Health Behavior
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Leaf Huang, PhD
Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor
Chair, Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Edward Miao, MD, PhD
Associate professor of microbiology and immunology
UNC School of Medicine
Karen Mohlke, PhD
Professor of Genetics
UNC School of Medicine

Charles Perou, PhD
May Goldman Shaw Distinguished Professor of Molecular Oncology, of Genetics and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
UNC School of Medicine

Bryan Roth, MD, PhD
Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Jenny Ting, PhD
William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor Genetics
UNC School of Medicine

“This is a wonderful recognition for these seven faculty members and it speaks to the overall quality and impact of the research conducted at UNC Lineberger as well as on the Chapel Hill campus,” said Shelton Earp, MD, director of UNC Lineberger and the Lineberger Professor of Cancer Research.

The listing, formerly compiled by Thomson Reuters, identifies authors whose research published between 2005-2015 has significantly influenced others in their field. The 2017 list names approximately 3,400 scientists in 21 fields of the sciences and social sciences whose studies were among the top 1 percent most referenced from their field.

This year’s listing includes 20 UNC-Chapel Hill faculty members.